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Prohibition against eating animals that consume filth

Question

نهى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم عن أكل الجلالة وألبانها

What is the meaning of jallalah?

 

Answer

Imams Tirmidhi and Abu Dawud (rahimahumallah) have recorded this narration on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1824, Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 3779)

 

Jallalah refers to animals that consume filth/dung.

(Tuhfatul Ahwadhi, Hadith: 1824)

 

Translation

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited eating an animal that consumes filth or drinking its milk

 

 

Kindly refer to a Mufti/Darul Ifta for further details.

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar